Student Designs Adjustable Wheelchair To Make Sports Easier For His Peers

Student Designs Adjustable Wheelchair To Make Sports Easier For His Peers
Design

A new wheel placement system allows easy interchangeability between daily use and athletic function.

Ryan Gerhardt
  • 27 june 2013

For many young people, playing sports provides a number of benefits both physically and socially – from encouraging healthy living to building confidence. But for those youth that are wheelchair-bound it can be difficult to engage in recreational sport without the proper equipment. In an attempt to make sports and their rehabilitative nature more accessible, a student designer from Canada has developed an adjustable wheelchair.

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